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Beach Volleyball History
In 1962
Mike Colbert and Pete Hogan won the Parks & Rec Mission Beach Open.  It was the 1st win for Mike Colbert, the 1st win for Pete Hogan, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1973
Tom Chamales and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 3rd win for Tom Chamales, the 51st win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1973
Rose Duncan and Kathy Gregory won the Parks & Rec John Shaw Manhattan Beach Women's Open.  It was the 2nd win for Rose Duncan, the 2nd win for Kathy Gregory, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1979
Nancy Cohen and Kathy Gregory won the Parks & Rec John Shaw Manhattan Beach Open.  It was the 9th win for Nancy Cohen, the 24th win for Kathy Gregory, and the 6th win for the team.
In 1979
Gary Hooper and Steve Obradovich won the Parks & Rec Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 7th win for Gary Hooper, the 5th win for Steve Obradovich, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1984
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Miller High Life Mission Beach Open.  It was the 42nd win for Sinjin Smith, the 20th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 19th win for the team.
In 1984
Linda Hanley and Nina Matthies won the Parks & Rec Native Sport Santa Barbara Open.  It was the 13th win for Linda Hanley, the 23rd win for Nina Matthies, and the 12th win for the team.
In 1990
Brent Frohoff and Karch Kiraly won the AVP Miller Lite Michigan Open.  It was the 15th win for Brent Frohoff, the 39th win for Karch Kiraly, and the 8th win for the team.
In 1990
Karolyn Kirby and Jackie Silva won the WPVA Flamingo Hilton Hawaiian Shootout.  It was the 3rd win for Karolyn Kirby, the 36th win for Jackie Silva, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2001
Tande Ramos and Emanuel Rego won the FIVB Phillips Norway Open.  It was the 2nd win for Tande Ramos, the 39th win for Emanuel Rego, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2001
Shelda Bede and Adriana Behar won the FIVB Spain Open.  It was the 23rd win for Shelda Bede, the 23rd win for Adriana Behar, and the 23rd win for the team.
In 2001
Thomas Klepper and Murilo Toscano won the FIVB Greece Challenger.  It was the 1st win for Thomas Klepper, the 1st win for Murilo Toscano, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca won the FIVB le World Series 13.  It was the 11th win for Juliana Felisberta, the 10th win for Larissa Franca, and the 10th win for the team.
In 2007
Mike Lambert and Stein Metzger won the AVP Seaside Heights Open presented by Bud Light.  It was the 15th win for Mike Lambert, the 16th win for Stein Metzger, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2007
Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs won the AVP Seaside Heights Open presented by Bud Light.  It was the 2nd win for Nicole Branagh, the 37th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2007
Emanuel Rego and Ricardo Santos won the FIVB Montrιal Open.  It was the 70th win for Emanuel Rego, the 43rd win for Ricardo Santos, and the 27th win for the team.
In 2007
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the FIVB Montrιal Open.  It was the 79th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 76th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 73rd win for the team.
In 2007
Patrick Heuscher and Sascha Heyer won the CEV Nestea Swiss Masters.  It was the 9th win for Patrick Heuscher, the 4th win for Sascha Heyer, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2007
Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler won the CEV Nestea Swiss Masters.  It was the 3rd win for Katrin Holtwick, the 4th win for Ilka Semmler, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2007
In a championship match that lasted 1:41, Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs defeat Jennifer Kessy and April Ross 21-19, 18-21, 16-14 in Seaside Heights. The marathon set the record for the longest match in rally scoring, men or women, in domestic or international play.
In 2011
After defeating Brazil's Carolina and Maria Clara Salgado in the round of 16 at the Gstaad Grand Slam, Misty May-Treanor becomes the first woman to top the $2Million mark in career winnings.
In 2012
Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal won the FIVB 1 to 1 Energy Grand Slam.  It was the 16th win for Jake Gibb, the 14th win for Sean Rosenthal, and the 11th win for the team.
In 2012
Aleksander Margiev and Igor Velichko won the   2012 CEV U18 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 1st win for Aleksander Margiev, the 1st win for Igor Velichko, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Jagoda Gruszczynska and Katarzyna Kociolek won the   2012 CEV U18 Beach Volleyball European Championship.  It was the 1st win for Jagoda Gruszczynska, the 2nd win for Katarzyna Kociolek, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Thomas Kaczmarek and Alexander Walkenhorst won the 2012 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship Novi Sad Masters.  It was the 7th win for Thomas Kaczmarek, the 5th win for Alexander Walkenhorst, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2017
Chantal Laboureur and Julia Sude won the FIVB Gstaad Major, Five Star.  It was the 10th win for Chantal Laboureur, the 9th win for Julia Sude, and the 7th win for the team.
In 2018
Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins won the FIVB Espinho Four Star.  It was the 17th win for Aleksandrs Samoilovs, the 15th win for Janis Smedins, and the 13th win for the team.
In 2018
Ed Ratledge and Roberto Rodriguez won the AVP San Francisco.  It was the 3rd win for Ed Ratledge, the 10th win for Roberto Rodriguez, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Emily Day and Betsi Flint won the AVP San Francisco.  It was the 17th win for Emily Day, the 7th win for Betsi Flint, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2018
Likejiang Ha and Jiaxin Wu won the FIVB Anapa One Star.  It was the 1st win for Likejiang Ha, the 1st win for Jiaxin Wu, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Svetlana Kholomina and Nadezda Makroguzova won the FIVB Anapa One Star.  It was the 3rd win for Svetlana Kholomina, the 3rd win for Nadezda Makroguzova, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2018
Vladyslav Iemelianchyk and Sergiy Popov won the FIVB Porec One Star.  It was the 1st win for Vladyslav Iemelianchyk, the 5th win for Sergiy Popov, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Emily Sonny and Torrey Van Winden won the FIVB Porec One Star.  It was the 1st win for Emily Sonny, the 1st win for Torrey Van Winden, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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